Ladbrokes Poker Room Review


Gambling Industry / Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Software
Why to play
Minimum System Requirements:

  • Windows 2000 or Windows XP recommended
  • 256MB of RAM recommended
  • 150MB of hard disk space
Bonus info
25% extra up to $100 bonus on first deposit!
$25 free for sending a player’s profile
  • Very popular European site, 5000+ players at peak
  • Good 1st deposit bonus
  • Ladbrokes brand is trusted throughout Europe
  • The Ladbrokes Poker Million Tournament
  • $25 free for submitting a profile
  • 1st class support team
Please Note: Unfortunately Ladbrokes Poker do NOT accept players from America. American surfers need read no further, we suggest to try an American “friendly” European poker room.

Bonus Terms and Conditions

25% up to $100 Welcome Bonus 

Sign up and get 25% extra up to $100 on your first deposit between $50 and $400.

– Open a Real Money account.
– Make a deposit of between $50 and $400 of dollar chips from your bank card.
– Stake the TOTAL value of your initial poker chip purchase within 14 days.
– In order to recieve this welcome casino bonus, player need to submit your claim.

$25 Free Chips for New Player Profiles

1. Sign up and register a Real Player Account.
2. Play at least 200 real cash games. (Players can check their play history using Playcheck feature).
3. Publish your Player Profile online in fluent English, because they can be rejected by editors.
4. Receive $25 in free stake money automatically.

Please note that all profiles submitted without a photo will receive $15.

Free stake money will be deposited into player’s account within 7 working days of qualification.

Background

Ladbrokes Poker is part of the gaming division of Hilton Gaming PLC, a company on the UK, FTSE stock market.

Hilton’s Betting and Gaming division also operates:
Ladbrokes – a bookmaker with over 1900 high street Ladbrokes shops.
Other Betting and Gaming licences in Europe, Latin America, the USA, South Africa and the Middle East.
To ensure games operate fairly, Independent auditor reviews are carried out on behalf of Ladbrokes on all products.
Ladbrokes believe gambling should be an exciting pastime, they work closely with Gamcare to ensure that their poker site protects those who are vulnerable to problem gambling. This is truly an honest poker room who believe in taking care of their players. You would expect high standards from a leading UK bookmaker and this is what you get here, Ladbrokes have been on the high street for decades now, there is no reason to believe their poker room will not stand the test of time equally as well.

Poker Games Offered

Texas Holdem, Omaha, Omaha H/L, 7 Card Stud, 5 Card Stud

Limits and Rake

The Rake is 5% of the pot size, max $3.00

All games (including 1 on 1) with blinds $1.00 / $2.00 and below

$0.05 in every $1.00, Max $1.00 with 2 – 3 players
$0.05 in every $1.00, Max $2.00 with 4 – 5 players
$0.05 in every $1.00, Max $3.00 with 6 – 10 players

All games (including 1 on 1) with blinds $1.50 / $3.00 and above

$0.25 in every $5.00, Max $1.00 with 2 – 3 players
$0.25 in every $5.00, Max $2.00 with 4 – 5 players
$0.25 in every $5.00, Max $3.00 with 6 – 10 players

Player Traffic

The leader in European poker, Ladbrokes has seen an explosion in player traffic in recent times. They sponsor the famous Ladbrokes Poker Million event which draws celebrities and professional players alongside regular online players to the site. Peak period will see in excess of 8,000 players online and even off peak there is a good choice of games available with limited waiting time for tournaments. Ladbrokes have over 100,000 players registered from over 100 different countries, 80% of which are European. In any given day Ladbrokes have 20,000 players logging in to play their poker games.

Note: Ladbrokes Poker welcomes affiliates worldwide, but may restrict affiliates from the USA, Hong Kong, Holland, Germany, Australia and France.

Playability

Ladbrokes have a smooth running poker room here, the graphics are easy to view and the deal is swift. Perhaps less elaborate than many “fancy” poker rooms but the emphasis is certainly on playing poker rather than dazzling you with bright, glitzy graphics. There is a genuine community feel about the poker room too, the profile (for which they pay $25 for!) and forum have attracted players from across Europe including many professionals and TV personalities.

Deposit options

Major credit and debit cards, Neteller and bank transfer are included in the banking options.

Software, Promotions and Extra Features

The software is one of the best in the industry, down time is unheard of at Ladbrokes and the cards are always dealt swiftly even to quite slow modem connections. There are two main bonus promotions, the 1st deposit bonus of up to $100 and the $25 free for submitting a profile bonus. Both are excellent ways to boost your bankroll. More features include the Poker Million satellites, the LEOCOP events – Ladbrokespoker.com European Online Championship Of Poker, which has $1,200,000 in guaranteed prize money and the chance to play against some internationally known professional players such as Dave “Devilfish” Ulliot.

Customer Service

Excellent web site guides through software installation down to playing the games. Email support is always answered swiftly and accurately.

Site Security

Ladbrokes is a well known bookmaker in Europe and especially the UK, instances of site security problems are unheard of, players should trust this large organisation 100% with their poker funds. Ladbrokes also have a detailed integrity page which should answer any queries about collusion, shuffling and fraud.